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background August 23, 2013

Introducing Gabe, The Smiling Community Manager

A couple of months ago, we started soliciting applications for a Community Manager candidate fluent in Portuguese and English. Why? Well, as Jay wrote: …We’ve long had a backlog of proposals in Area 51 for sites that are (non-english) language specific, and as we continue to work on localization, we need to start building up…
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Community Manager (former)
background August 9, 2013

Please welcome Jon Ericson, Community Manager

With over 100 sites on various and sundry topics, Stack Exchange has become something of a juggernaught: keeping this many different communities healthy and well-supported can be a bit overwhelming at times. We’d never be able to pull it off if there weren’t so many of you pitching in to help, and so I’m more…
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Community Manager (former)
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Welcome Tim Post, our latest Community Manager

Community management at Stack Exchange is an… _Interesting _job. Parts sociologist, cat-wrangler, therapist, software analyst and cheerleader, this small band of dedicated people work daily to make sure each individual community has the tools and support you need to be as awesome as you are. Of course, we don’t do it alone: from the very…
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Community Manager (former)
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Max, Oded, Wendy, Val, Shefali, and Mike: Welcome to the Family!

We’ve been busy hiring more of the most talented people on the planet! Three cheers for the newest employees at Stack Exchange: Max Horstmann, Web Developer (Careers 2.0) New York __Max joins Stack Exchange as a developer on the Careers team. Originally from Denzlingen, Germany, he previously worked on the Windows team at Microsoft. On…
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Director, People Team (former)
background February 1, 2013

Why We (Still) Believe in Working Remotely

It’s 2013, almost three years after we first raised money and started growing beyond the first four employees. At the time, Jeff wrote a great blog post about working remotely, basically laying out our plan for how we were going to make it work. Now we’re a few years in and it’s time to update…
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President and Chief Technology Officer (former)
background January 25, 2013

2013 Stack Overflow User Survey Results

In December, we launched our 3rd annual Stack Overflow Annual User Survey to learn more about our site demographics and user trends throughout 2012. Compared to last year, we received an even larger sample size this year with almost 10,000 respondents! Here are a few larger trends we’ve observed over the past three years: You…
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Marketing (Former)
background January 8, 2013

Winter Bash 2012 Conclusion: Boxing Day

So. We’ve torn through the advent calendar, tossed aside all the wrapping paper, and (hopefully) obsessively screencapped our gravatars wearing various kinds of silly hats. As of last Friday, Winter Bash 2012 is officially over! This event was awesome. We had a total of 46,710 users participating across 76 sites, and we gave away 108,924…
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Community Manager (Former)
background December 21, 2012

Stack Exchange Gives Back 2012

2012 has come and gone, and we have accomplished many incredible things together. Our little corner of the Internet has changed the way people teach and share information with their peers. This has become a place to share the interests you are passionate about — a place to get better what you do, and you…
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Director of Community Development (former)
background December 14, 2012

Hey there, stranger!

It’s that most wonderful time of the year again — time for the Stack Overflow Annual Survey! So, put down that third glass of eggnog and fire up a new tab. It only takes a few minutes – and there are stickers! As the name suggests, we’ve been doing this for a few years now…
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Community Manager (Former)
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background December 7, 2012

Meet the new additions to the Stack Exchange clan

The fun continues — in the past month and a half we’ve welcomed seven new hires!  We’re growing at a steady pace and we don’t plan to stop.  Get to know our newest coworkers: Maura Bradley, Sales Representative New York __Originally from the City of Brotherly Love, Maura graduated from the University of Notre Dame…
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Director, People Team (former)
background November 2, 2012

Stack Exchange partners with Denver Startup Week

The Mile High City was buzzing last week as it hosted its first ever Denver Startup Week. With more than 80 events hosted by startups all around the city, the week attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs from the Colorado area. Since our Denver office just opened in August, this was a perfect time for us to…
Avatar for Bethany Marzewski
Marketing (Former)